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Ikerbasque Eusko Jaurlaritza

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This job offer was closed at 2024-01-31


Researcher for the Printed Electronics Line

Research Field: Chemistry 
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Job Summary

CIDETEC is seeking to recruit an expert researcher in printed electronics and/or advanced printing techniques for the development of R&D, training and industrial projects in this field. The ideal candidate must have experience in top-level research, and demonstrable communication and collaboration skills within the framework of projects in the European and international environment.

Job Description


The successful candidate will join CIDETEC Surface Engineering’s Nano-surfaces Unit and will work on training and/or company transfer projects. The Nano-surfaces unit has a multi-disciplinary team involved in the development of functional coatings and materials and processes for printed electronics. It addresses major challenges in order to respond to industrial demands and the European programmes, while maintaining a focus on sustainability.

The successful candidate must be capable of carrying out several projects simultaneously as part of their work, optimising resources and maximising results.

The researcher will work independently, according to the work plan defined.

They will be responsible for:

Management and planning/implementation of R&D projects.

Direct interaction with clients.
Reinforcement and promotion of the materials and process line for printed electronics.
Analysis of results, drafting reports and preparing presentations.
Preparation of proposals for applying for R&D subsidies in regional, national and European calls.
Writing scientific papers.


Degree in Chemistry, Chemical Engineering, Industrial Engineering or similar.


Spoken and written fluency in English.

Knowledge and experience:

The successful candidate must demonstrate sound knowledge and experience in all or some of the following aspects:

- Printing techniques: screen printing and inkjet.

- Formulation/modification of inks and rheological measurements.

- Characterisation of printed layers (thickness measurements, adherence, electrical conductivity, contact angle, etc.).

- Substrate pre-activation to improve adherence of printed layers (plasma, chemical treatment, etc.).

Knowledge and experience of the following will be considered a plus:

- 2D vectorial and 3D design via CAD.

- Additive manufacturing (3D printing via FDM).

- Robotic equipment programming.

- Simulation and modelling of deformation processes, injection/overinjection.

Holding a doctorate degree will be positively valued.


We are seeking a highly motivated person with an interest in research and innovation. They must be able to organise their own work and meet deadlines and targets. Problem-solving capacity and scientific judgement. Good communication skills, verbal and written.


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Job Details

Type of Contract Other 
Status Full-time 
Hours Per Week 39  
Company/Institute FUNDACIÓN CIDETEC 
Country SPAIN 
State/Province Guipúzcoa 
City San Sebastian 

Organization/Institute Contact Data

Organization CIDETEC 
Organization/Institution Type Research Laboratory 
Faculty/Department/Research Lab  
Country SPAIN 
City Donostia - San Sebastian 
State/Province Guipuzcoa 
Postal Code E-20014 
Street Paseo Miramón, 196 
Phone +34 943309022 
Mobile Phone  

Application Details

Envisaged Job Starting Date 2023-10-24 
Application Deadline 2024-01-31 
How To Apply